Awareness of Mental Health First Aid


This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

Anybody can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

On successful completion, delegates will receive accredited certification: an Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4

Course code





3.5 hours




Location: Stranraer
Delivery – 22 May 2024 09:00

Location: Dumfries
Delivery – 01 Jul 2024 09:00

Course Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Identifying mental health conditions

Providing advice and starting a conversation


Assessment takes place throughout the course. Successful completion is providing an Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4


First Aid for Mental Health

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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